List of colleges and universities in Rhode Island
This is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. There are currently 12 accredited, degree-granting institutions operating in the state, including two research universities, a community college, and a school of art.
The state's three public institutions are administered by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education. The state operates two public universities, the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College, as well as the Community College of Rhode Island, which offers degrees at six locations. The Naval War College, operated by the federal United States Navy, is located in Newport. The oldest school in the state is Brown University, a member of the Ivy League and the only Rhode Island institution founded before the American Revolution. The newest is the Community College of Rhode Island, founded in 1964 in Providence as Rhode Island Junior College. Enrollment sizes range from the Naval War College at 550 students to the University of Rhode Island, the state's flagship public university, which serves over 15,000 students.
Hope College and Manning Hall at Brown University
The George E. Bello Center at Bryant University
Quadrangle at the University of Rhode Island
Clock tower of University Library at Roger Williams University
|Mount Saint Joseph College||Wakefield||1975|
|Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences||Providence||1902||1957|
|Scholfield's Commercial College||Providence||1846||?|
|Seminary of Our Lady of Providence||Warwick||1939||1975|
^a The types listed here are as categorized in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
^b Enrollment is the total enrollment listed by IPEDS for fall 2016.
^d The enrollment count for Johnson & Wales University does not include 799 students in their distance learning programs.
^e The enrollment count for the Naval War College does not include 5,116 students in their distance learning programs.
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